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Mar 2, 2014 10:00am EST
refuse services to gays and lesbian by invoking religion. jan brewer vetoed the bill. but cecilia vega reports it will not stop a nationwide debate. >> reporter: it was the arizona bill that ignited a national firestorm. >> nobody rides in the back of the bus and everybody sits at the lunch counter. we fought that battle once. that's what this battle is. >> reporter: with polls showing a public shift on gay rights. a majority of americans now support same-sex marriage. the pressure for arizona governor jan brewer to veto the bill was fierce. major american companies came out swinging, calling arizona's law bad for business. in the end, brewer vetoed the bill. >> religious liberty is a core american and arizona value. so is non-discrimination. >> reporter: this as some of the most conservative states have become the new battle ground in the same-sex marriage war. a federal judge striking down texas' ban. so-called religious freedom laws like the one so fiercely debated in arizona, now seen as yet another weapon in the fight by supporters of the bill. >> we want for people to have their
ABC
Mar 4, 2014 12:37am EST
idea like what religion i practice, what my political views are, what my -- hang on. what my views on social issues. things that matter. do you have any idea how i want to raise my kids? do you have any idea about any of that? >> i have no idea about any of that. >> i think there has become a little bit of gamesmanship on the part of the producers where -- because they do know that the spoilers are are out there, they maybe play with the audience a little bit and try to throw you off the trail. so somebody who ordinarily would have been a front-runner will be buried and sort of pop toward the end of the season to try to
ABC
Feb 27, 2014 5:00pm EST
with the cross, arguing it comes to governmental promotion of religion. >> it is government speech. they are making a statement here with this religious symbol. >> there are other memorials to other wars nearby. miss.e cross is hard to the park and planning commission tells me they have not been served, so they cannot comment. they also tell me the peace cross has always been a tribute to war heroes and nothing more. are there any plans to remove it at this point? >> at this point, i don't believe so. >> nor should it be removed, some say. >> you have to be kidding. >> at the nearby american legion, i say it is not just up in arms but he takes it personally. >> to me it is like slapping veterans in the face. it's a tribute to veterans. i have no idea what they have against veterans. planningrk and commission has 60 days to respond to the lawsuit. both sides say they are ready to fight over the peace cross. in bladensburg, greta kreuz, abc 7 news. >> thank you, greta. >> are remember that since i was a little kid. caps? >> back in action, back on the ice tonight. in florida against
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